I have a proven record of leading multiple enterprise projects and effectively working with diverse, cross-functional teams. I have a low-ego approach to collaboration, I show empathy for different perspectives, and I am a compassionate advocate for user-centric design processes. I will work to promote your company’s mission with excellent and well-researched designs.
Pluralsight — Senior Product Designer
Jun 2022 – Present • Draper, UT • Remote
- Create analytics reporting products that help leaders and admins get greater value and insights from Pluralsight as a learning platform.
- Work with the Skills team to empower leaders to be a positive and proactive part of learning for their organizations.
- Perform interviews and usability testing to understand user needs and solve customer problems.
- Iteratively ship products in collaboration with engineers and product teams in an Agile software development environment, with remote teams distributed globally and across different time zones.
ARUP Laboratories — Senior UI (UX) Designer, Web Designer
Nov 2009 – May 2022 • Salt Lake City, UT
- Lead multiple successful web projects from ideation, planning, and prototyping to testing, implementation, and iteration.
- Ensure that all UX and design activities are executed at high quality levels, manage team initiatives, and set priorities.
- Conduct qualitative and quantitative user research, perform market and competitive research, and gather UX metrics for web projects.
- Design, develop, and maintain digital products and the design system, driving innovation through team collaboration and design thinking.
- Review and provide feedback on team members’ work, and constructively train, guide, and mentor team members.
- Collaborated with diverse, cross-functional teams for project management, design, and implementation of three corporate websites and multiple product applications.
- Assisted in art direction, color, typography, and photography as a member of the corporate brand committee.
Poetry Foundation — Freelance Designer
Nov 2010 – Feb 2011 • Chicago, IL
- Designed and developed HTML and CSS email templates for Poetry Foundation’s newsletters, event campaigns, and press releases.
- Coordinated with the web project manager to establish information architecture in designs and ensure branding adherence.
Rotary International — Web (UI/UX) Designer & Developer
Sept 2006 – May 2009 • Evanston, IL
- Designed, developed, and maintained the Rotary.org website.
- Created and implemented user interfaces for other digital products.
Design Kitchen — Web Programmer
Sept 2005 – Sept 2006 • Evanston, IL
- Implemented themes in client content management systems.
Northwestern University — Web Designer
Sept 2001 – Sept 2005 • Evanston, IL
- Performed research and interviews to understand user needs.
- Designed and developed websites for Northwestern academic departments, the work-study program, and the financial aid office.
ACLU Northwestern University Chapter — Technical Director
Sept 2001 – Sept 2002 • Evanston, IL
- Redesigned and launched the Northwestern American Civil Liberties Union Chapter website.
University of Texas of Permian Basin — MBA
Sept 2019 – Mar 2022 • Odessa, TX (Remote)
Northwestern University — BA
Sept 2001 – June 2005 • Evanston, IL